May 18 2016 Edition

Philip Almaguer honoured for volunteer work

Photo: André Kedl

Every two years, MNA Agnès Maltais pays tribute to volunteers in her Taschereau riding of Quebec City. On April 15, some 150 people gathered in Église Notre-Dame-de-Jacques-Cartier in Saint-Roch to pay tribute to the work of 45 men and women, including Philip Almaguer. 

SLC student Mathilde Ribordy to attend Harvard University

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Photo: by Champlain–St. Lawrence

Mathilde Ribordy, a 2016 graduate of Champlain–St. Lawrence’s Science program, will head to Harvard University for the 2016-2017 academic year. 

Birth of baby walrus makes a splash in Quebec City

Photo: surveillance camera at the Aquarium du Québec

The Société des Établissements de plein air du Québec (SÉPAQ) and the Aquarium du Québec welcomed a new addition to their walrus family on Friday, May 6. Currently unnamed due to its unknown gender, Baby Walrus was born healthy and without complications, to mama Arnaliaq and proud daddy Boris. 

OBITUARY: Pierre FALARDEAU 1928-2016

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Pierre Falardeau, son of the late Calixte Falardeau and the late Agnès McKenna, and husband of Irene Dugal, died at the CHUL on May 11, 2016, at age 87. He lived in Quebec City. 

OBITUARY: Roméo Joseph Armand LÉGER

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Roméo Léger, 58, of Quebec City, formerly of Moncton, N.B., went to be with his Saviour on Friday, May 6, 2016, at Jeffery Hale Hospital in Quebec City after a courageous battle with cancer.

OBITUARY: Marion Grace Macdonald (née Nugent)

Choeur de la Colline celebrates its 25th anniversary


For its 25th anniversary, Le Chœur de la Colline will present its annual concert on Saturday, June 4 at 8:00 p.m. at the Palais Montcalm in Quebec City. 

Going up the down stairs . . . or down the up stairs….?


Going up? … or down…?  While visiting the Centre des Congrès de Québec recently, I spotted a most unusual work of art decorating the ceiling and wall of the stairwell between the main lobby and the street. 

Champlain–St. Lawrence students receive Lieutenant Governor’s Award


Morrin Centre hosts Kinomada Film Festival

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Photo: Max-Antoine Guérin, for KINOMADA

This week, the Morrin Centre is hosting, for the very first time, the Kinomada Film Festival and will also be showcasing a photography exhibit Vues des quartiers.

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